Dr. Donald Pappas
Chair of Biotechnology & IN LSAMP Project Director (eff. July, 2018)
Dr. Don Pappas is the chair of the Biotechnology program at Ivy Tech Community College. He earned his BS in Biology from Grand Valley State University and PhD in Molecular Genetics from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Prior to his career in higher education, Dr. Pappas was an accomplished researcher at the Van Andel Research Institute (Grand Rapids, MI), Ball State University, and Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Pappas has been a member of the Ivy Tech faculty for 10 years teaching Biotechnology courses and general microbiology for health science students.
Mrs. Donna Stallings, M.Ed
IN LSAMP Project Coordinator
Mrs. Stallings is the Project Coordinator for the IN LSAMP at Ivy Tech Community College. She has a MS in Secondary Education with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics with an extensive background in higher education as an instructor in the Mathematics department at Lincoln University. Ms. Stallings has experience in external funded opportunities and has received awards from National Security Agency, Texas Instruments, NSF, the Ohio State University, and DOE. She has attended the LSMCE Annual Conference over the past five years with students and is familiar with the LSAMP structure at the national level.

Past Leadership

Dr. Michael Hall
Director (Dec. 2016 - June 2018)
Dr. Michael Hall is the Program Chair for Pre-engineering at Ivy Tech Community College. He graduated with a BS/MS in Engineering from IUPUI and a PhD in Higher Education leadership form Indiana State University. He has been a member of the Ivy Tech faculty for 30 years. Previous faculty teaching assignments have included Server Administration, Computer Networking, Robotics, and Automated Manufacturing.